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Feb 29
The Dyer Foundation Grant Program – Accepting Application – March 6, 2024

Qualifying Black-owned businesses in Greater Fort Wayne with annual revenues less than $1 million can apply for grants in amounts of up to $25,000.

Jan 13
Martin Luther King Jr’s Economic Legacy: From Dreams to Business 

Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, which became one of the defining moments of the Civil Rights Movement. In his speech, King highlighted the economic injustice faced by black Americans. He compared America to a bad check that has been returned and marked with “insufficient funds,” emphasizing […]

Dec 24
Event — Black Chamber Fort Wayne Holiday Party — December 26, 2023

Join us December 26, 2023 at the Chase Bank Auditorium from 5:30pm – 8:30pm Located in the AEP Building on the 2nd Floor Black Chamber Fort Wayne will hold its Holiday Party at the Chase Bank Auditorium (101 E. Washington Blvd.). We will welcome our members, partners, sponsors and friends to meet with us, share […]

Nov 07
New Pontiac Street Market Opening Brings Economic Promise to Southeast Fort Wayne

A significant milestone in the revitalization of the southeast side of Fort Wayne was celebrated with the grand opening of the Pontiac Street Market on November 6, 2023. Located at 918 E. Pontiac St., this full-service grocery store aims to provide fresh, healthy, and affordable food to the residents of a historically underserved area. Economic […]

Sep 18
How To: Create Your Listing for Our Online Business Directory

[Members-Only] A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating Your Business Directory Listing(s) on the Black Chamber Fort Wayne website.

Jun 01
Event — Juneteenth 2023 — Business Symposium by Black Chamber Fort Wayne

Join us at the Fort Wayne Urban League — June 13th – 17th Graduates of the Fort Wayne Urban League Destination Ideation, Summit City Entrepreneur and Enterprise District (SEED) Build, and Black Chamber Fort Wayne member business owners are pre-registered for the full week free of charge. Celebrate and empower Black businesses at the highly […]

May 31
Indiana’s 15-member Black Legislative Caucus

Rep. Harris on leading the Black caucus, 21st Century Scholars expansion plans The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus will hold a six-part town hall series in municipalities across the state; the group announced Friday (Muniz, Indiana Capital Chronicle). It billed the events as opportunities for Hoosiers to learn more about legislation passed in the most recent session, […]

Apr 18
Event — May 17 — METRO Disparities Findings with Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission

The public is invited to this free event on May 17, 2023, at the Allen County Public Library to learn about "METRO Disparities Findings."

Mar 12
Event — April 19 — Business Contracts, MOUs, and LOIs

The public is invited to this free event on April 19, 2023, at the PFW Alumni Center to learn about "Business Contracts, MOUs, LOI, and SLAs."

Feb 20
Event — March 15 — Business Insurance – Types, Quotes, Reviewing, and Purchasing

The public is invited to this free event on March 15, 2023, at the PFW Alumni Center to learn about "Business Insurance - Types, Quotes, Reviewing, and Purchasing."